What does Otto mean?
Otto [ot-to] as a boys' name is pronounced AW-toh. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Otto is "wealth". Common in English-speaking countries until Otto von Bismarck's German armies became threateningly powerful in the early 20th century.
Related boy name: Autha.
1 feminine form: Alda.Creative forms:
(male) Orto, Osto, ..
(female) Oti, Otta, .. Middle name pairings:
Otto Braxtyn (O.B.), ..
How popular is Otto?
Otto is a very prominent first name for men (#504 out of 1220, Top 41%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#1483 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Otto reached its apex rank of #67 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #543 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Odis, Otha, Otho and Ottis are the popular alternative forms of Otto (#543 last year) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Otto were favored 135 years ago (adoption of 0.3%) and have become significantly less common since, with forms like Ottis becoming less trendy.
Otto▼ is alike in pronunciation to Itai and Ittai. Other suggested similar names are Alto, Arto, Cato, Guto, Kato, Oro, Orton, Otis▼, Rito, Tito and Vito▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Otto.See names in meaning and etymology.